LEZIATE is a small parish, on the turnpike, 4 miles E. of Lynn, in Freebridge Lynn union and hundred and petty sessional division, Lynn county court district, and Lynn bankruptcy district, Lynn polling district of West Norfolk, Lynn (Marshland) [sic] rural deanery, and Norwich archdeaconry. It contains a few scattered houses, 205 inhabitants, living in 47 houses, and 1469 acres of sandy land, including a warren, and a common of 104 acres. The soil has been much improved during the last fifty years. A great part of it is in Lord Romney's manor of West Hall; but A. Hammond, Esq., has about 200 acres, and the trustees of the late Mr. E. Howes own Holt House, with 500 acres, distant nearly 2 miles south of Leziate, in the vale, opposite Middleton Tower. John Groom, Esq., Ashwicken, has an estate in this parish.
Of the CHURCH of Leziate nothing remains but the foundation, the benefice having been long consolidated with Ashwicken (see page 125 [which is the entry for Ashwicken]). The tithes of Leziate were commuted in 1839 for £280 10s. 5d. per annum.
Mr. Howes, who died in 1859, left £200 in trust with the rector of Ashwicken, the interest to be applied towards the education of poor children at Leziate.
POST from King's Lynn, which is the nearest Money Order and Telegraph Office.
Bentley Algernon Rhodes brewer, &c. (E. Eyre & Co.) Holt House, King's Lynn Greaves Richard farm bailiff Pelgrave George farmer Richards William farmer Rolfe William Chilvers farmer Royce William Henry brickmaker & farmer; h King's Lynn Rye Robert beerhouse
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